2016 ScheduleAll times ET

2016 Schedule
54-45, 2nd in AL West
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What can Bregman bring to the Astros? (1:48)
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Romine's RBI double the difference for Yankees (0:38)
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Yankees edge Astros (1:13)
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Bregman impresses in field in MLB debut (0:29)

Lineup: Astros (54-44) vs. Yankees (50-48)

  • 1. George Springer, RF (R)
  • 2. Preston Tucker, LF (L)
  • 3. Jose Altuve, 2B (R)
  • 4. Carlos Correa, SS (R)
  • 5. Luis Valbuena, 1B (L)
  • 6. Alex Bregman, 3B (R)
  • 7. Evan Gattis, DH (R)
  • 8. Carlos Gomez, CF (R)
  • 9. Jason Castro, C (L)
  • SP: Dallas Keuchel, LHP
  • Daily notes

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14hTommy Rancel

Forecast for Houston call-up Alex Bregman

Tommy Rancel breaks down the skills and opportunities for highly touted prospect Alex Bregman upon his promotion to the Astros.

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Astros hold steady in ESPN Rankings

After sweeping the Angels, the Astros' AL West deficit is down to 2 ½ games. And more help is on the way, as top prospect Alex Bregman will be called up on Monday. Week 16 Power Rankings

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Shades of Craig Biggio for Jose Altuve

Altuve went 3-for-5 with two homers and six RBIs on Sunday. The only other second baseman in Astros history with multiple homers and at least six RBIs in a game is Hall of Famer Craig Biggio, who accomplished the feat at Wrigley Field on Aug. 23, 1998, per the Elias Sports Bureau.

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1dMichael Bonzagni

Jose Altuve comes up big in every possible way

Jose Altuve is hitting for average and power and is running the bases at a caliber previously unseen. Here's a snapshot look at his recent work.

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Astros call up top prospect Alex Bregman

The Houston Astros called up top prospect Alex Bregman, the No. 2 overall selection in the 2015 MLB draft, after their win Sunday.

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Altuve hits two home runs as Astros rout Angels (0:40)
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Jose Altuve wasted no time

The Astros' second baseman homered off the Angels' Tim Lincecum in the first inning of Sunday's game at Minute Maid Park and again in the second inning. That gives Altuve 18 home runs in 2016, already three more than his previous season's high.

Lineup: Astros (53-44) vs. Angels (43-54)

  • 1. George Springer, RF (R)
  • 2. Marwin Gonzalez, 1B (S)
  • 3. Jose Altuve, 2B (R)
  • 4. Carlos Correa, SS (R)
  • 5. Luis Valbuena, 3B (L)
  • 6. Ean Gattis, DH (R)
  • 7. Colby Rasmus, RF (L)
  • 8. Carlos Gomez, CF (R)
  • 9. Preston Tucker, LF (L)
  • SP: Mike Fiers, RHP
  • Daily notes

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Astros beating devil out of Halos

Houston has won 10 straight over Los Angeles this season, including Saturday's 7-2 win, after losing the clubs' first meeting in late May. Elias Sports Bureau reports the Astros' only other double-digit streaks in a season series were 11 over the Cubs in 1980 and 10 vs. the Reds in 2003.

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Astros add more Cuban talent, sign SS Sierra

A week after agreeing to a deal with Cuban star Yuliesky Gurriel, the Houston Astros signed a contract with another Cuban, 22-year-old Anibal Sierra.

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McCullers owns Trout for a night

Lance McCullers racked up 10 strikeouts over eight innings on Friday, three of which came via Mike Trout swinging. The only other pitchers to strike out Trout swinging at least three times in a single game are Tommy Milone (Sept. 2013), Jon Lester (Aug. 2014), and Chris Archer (June 2015), the Elias Sports Bureau notes.

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs45313th
Batting Average.24622nd
On Base Percentage.32513th
Slugging Percentage.42213th
Earned Run Average3.737th
Quality Starts52Tied-10th
WHIP1.2810th
BAA.25514th

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